Pasturing Poultry – A Conversation About Efficiency – Part 1

Poultry is a great start up enterprise for new farmers for several reasons.  First of all, there is great demand...

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Soil, Undoubtedly The Most Important Piece Of The Gardening Puzzle

So soil, undoubtedly the most important piece of the gardening puzzle.  Also possibly the most complex and difficult to understand,...

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The Precision Planter

Once you have addressed your fertility issues, the next thing to think about is planting. Proper planting can mean the...

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The Berta Plow

Previously I mentioned how we are now using a Berta Plow (also referred to as a rotary plow) to create...

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Portable Electric Fencing

Gone are the days of the Sheppard, who with the help of a dog, takes their flock around the countryside...

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Essentials To Successful Farming

2014 marks 10 years that I have been farming with 4 of my friends at Tourne-Sol Co-operative Farm. FarmStart has...

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Pasturing Non-Ruminants

At Green Being Farm we concentrate on pasturing livestock, with a major emphasis on raising our animals in a way...

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Alright! Irrigation!

While it is not always the most exciting or enjoyable task of the market gardener, I think it is necessary...

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Soil Fertility

I really can’t stress this enough; all plants need fertility. Organic plants need fertility. If you haven’t done so already,...

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Grazing – Salad Bar Beef

It’s always a good idea to explore and inform yourself about a new enterprise before you plunge into it. That...

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5 Most Important Tools, Equipment, Resources That I Needed To Get Started In Market Gardening

I’m Caitlin Hall and I own and operate Reroot Organic Farm in Harriston, Ontario. 2014 marks my 8th as a full-time...

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Growing Grains & Dried Beans On Small Farms: 5 Tools To Buy If You Can’t Buy Everything

So you’d like to grow Grains & Beans on your small farm. Great! “Grains & Oilseeds” (an imprecise term that...

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